Pensioners: Means-tested Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 27th June 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Blackstone Baroness Blackstone Independent Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of those in receipt of state pensions also receive other means-tested benefits.

Photo of Baroness Buscombe Baroness Buscombe The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

In November 2018, 17 per cent of those in receipt of the State Pension were also in receipt of Pension Credit and / or Housing Benefit.

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